Day 2

Othello Lesson Plan

Reading Assignment, Questions, Vocabulary

Read all of Act II.

Common Core Objectives

  1. 1

    CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.W.4

  2. 2

    CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.R.3

  3. 3

    CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.L.4

  4. 4

    CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.SL.6

Note that it is perfectly fine to expand any day’s work into two days depending on the characteristics of the class, particularly if the class will engage in all of the suggested classroom exercises and activities and discuss all of the thought questions.

Content Summary for Teachers

Act II, Scene i

A storm hits Cyprus, possibly staving off the Turkish invasion. A messenger announces that Cassio has arrived, but Othello's ship is still at sea. Iago and Desdemona arrive (along with Roderigo and Emilia),...

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